Felman said that testing shows ZoneAlarm and Windows Firewall
can run simultaneously.
Indeed, Windows Firewall
appears to be primarily a consumer-oriented product.
By default, Windows Firewall
blocks activity on most ports," Sridharan said.
As a result of significant customer testing and extensive threat modeling, Windows XP Embedded with SP2 will include Windows Firewall
activated by default.
This option allows administrators to both deploy XP SP2 and configure the Windows Firewall
without requiring the use of Active Directory, custom scripting solutions or updating each machine individually.
P e-mail worm, future viruses are expected to exploit structural weakness in the Microsoft Windows Firewall
, Windows Update and anti-virus software to disable each service.
The eTrust products work with SP2's Windows Security Center to ensure that desktop virus protection is kept activated and up to date, while helping users keep the Windows Firewall
5 debuts key functionality, including patch deployment and distribution and spyware detection and removal, as well as improvements in file and registry security operations, Windows firewall
control, and inactivity timers.
Improved Windows firewall
and Internet Explorer security enhancements provide Alienware systems with stronger security settings to help defend against viruses, hackers and worms.
SP2 locks down communication protocols, blocks executable programs, and enables the Windows Firewall
It is important for network administrators to understand that Windows XP SP2 enables the Windows Firewall
It's been my experience that SMB product preferences for protecting individual computers include Windows Firewall
, a feature of Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), as well as Norton Personal Firewall from Symantec," said ITSPA Chairman Andrew Levi, whose company, Aztec Systems, is a Microsoft Gold Partner.